Work and play
The Marriott launches its first purpose-built hotel in SA
The Amdec Group has announced the opening of the five-star Johannesburg Marriot Hotel Melrose Arch, and Marriot Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch. It’s the first purpose-built Marriott Hotel in South Africa, the debut of Marriott Executive Apartments in the country and the fifth collaboration between the Amdec Group and Marriott International.
“We believe Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch and Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch will provide world-class hospitality destinations of choice for international executive guests, business travelers, and tourists visiting Johannesburg,” says Amdec Group CEO James Wilson.
Marriott Hotels embarked on a worldwide transformation six years ago, featuring a new design with locally inspired accents and spaces that spark brilliance to seamlessly blend work and play. Johannesburg Marriott Hotel Melrose Arch is the first purpose-built Marriott Hotel in South Africa to showcase the brand’s distinctive new touchpoints. Comprising 306 guest rooms, the hotel’s interior design intersperses tailored utility with contemporary elegance, appealing to guests who see style and functionality as equally important. Contemporary spaces throughout the hotel, such as the Greatroom located in the hotel lobby, are designed for socialising, relaxing and working. The M Club lounge reserved for Marriott Bonvoy Elite loyalty members and Club paying members is accessible 24 hours a day and offers complimentary breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, premium beverages, and the brand’s signature Mind Menu. The hotel also features two dining venues, seven meeting rooms, a ballroom, pre-function space, fitness center, outdoor heated swimming pool and pool bar.
On the upper floors, Marriott Executive Apartments Johannesburg Melrose Arch features 84 fully sized and equipped apartments, ranging from one-, two- and three-bedroom units, for travelers looking for a longer stay.